Attleboro YMCA School of Dance

Location: Pleasant Street Branch

The Attleboro YMCA offers instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and much more—all within a nurturing, supportive environment. For more information, please contact our Dance Director Nancy LaRochelle at 508-409-0743 or nlarochelle@attleboroymca.org.


School-Year Dance Classes

The Attleboro YMCA School of Dance offers instruction in ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical and acro, all within a nurturing, supportive environment at the Pleasant Street Branch. Our school-year classes meet once a week September through May and students perform in our annual spring dance recital.

School-Year Dance: September-May – Registration is now closed for the 2018-2019 school year. Registration for our Summer Dance Classes and classes for the 2019-2020 school year will open in June.

Tiny Toes (Pre-Ballet & Creative Movement)

Ages: 2-3

This class will focus on teaching your child the basics of ballet and creative movement. Your child will improve and enhance coordination skills.

MON 9:30-10:00 a.m.
TUE 9:00-9:30 a.m.
SAT  9:00–9:30 a.m.

Tap and Toes I (Tap & Ballet Combo)

Ages: 3-5

Tap and Toes will encourage self-discipline, self-confidence while incorporating coordination, rhythm and basic dance steps.  Children will work on large motor skills, spatial awareness and flexibility.

MON  10:30-11:15 a.m.
MON 5:15-6:00 p.m.
TUE 10:00-10:45 a.m.
THU 6:15-7:00 p.m.
SAT  9:30-10:15 a.m.

Little Rock Stars (Hip Hop)

Ages: 3-5

Does your child love to dance? Your child will learn the latest and coolest moves while improving coordination, self-confidence through rhythmic hip hop moves.

MON  10:00-10:30 a.m.
TUE   9:30-10:00 a.m.

Tap & Toes II (Ballet & Tap Combo)

Grades: K-3

Tap and Toes will encourage self-discipline, self-confidence while incorporating coordination, rhythm and basic dance steps.  Children will work on large motor skills, spatial awareness and flexibility.

MON  6:00-6:45 p.m.
WED  6:00-6:45 p.m..
SAT 10:15-11:00 a.m.

Ballet

Grades: 1-6

Your child will continue to progress in ballet through technique, ballet positions, turns, jumps, balance and poise.

Grades 1-3 – WED 4:30-5:15 p.m.
Grades 1-3 – THU  5:15-6:00 p.m.
Grades 4-6 – MON 6:45-7:30 p.m.
Grades 4-6 – WED 5:15-6:00 p.m.

Hip Hop – Level 1

Grades: K-3

Does your child love to dance to the latest music? Your child will learn the latest and coolest moves in our hip hop class. Comfortable clothes may be worn. No skirts, dresses or jeans allowed.

THU 4:30-5:15 p.m.
SAT 11:00-11:45 a.m.

Hip Hop – Level 2

Grades: 3-5 (With director’s approval)

This class is for the dancer with 1 year or more of jazz or hip hop training. Your child will continue to master the technique of jazz while learning the latest styles of hip hop dance. Turns, jumps and technique will enhance your child’s coordination skills while learning the latest moves.

MON   4:30-5:15 p.m.

Acro

Grades: K-6

Students will be introduced to the foundations of Acrobatics.  Tumbling and floor work is involved, with a mat. Students will continue to increase body strength and flexibility.

SAT    11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Teen Lyrical/Jazz

Grades: 6-12

Lyrical dance blends ballet and jazz dance. Lyrical is generally smoother and a bit faster than ballet, but not quite as fast as jazz. A lyrical dancer uses movement to express emotions. Your dancer will continue to enhance dance skills.

WED  6:45-7:15 p.m.
THU   7:00-7:30 p.m.

Teen Hip Hop

Grades: 6-12

Learn the latest moves to the latest music while improving coordination and self-confidence through rhythmic hip hop moves. (Attire required: Comfortable clothing and jazz shoes.)

WED 7:15-8:00 p.m. (advanced)
THU 7:30-8:15 p.m.